Franklin County has a state of the art security system for the Courthouse Facility. The Campus areas have fencing and electronic sensory system from outside the compound to Employee access cards to public entry through a metal detector, and X-ray for any carried items, purses, brief cases etc. and camera viewing of all public areas to ensure a safe and secure campus.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has a Sheriff's Captain that oversees the Security System and supervises two private security companies for both Court Room Security and Campus Security. Any public access into the Sheriff's Office by the public is only by authorized personnel.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is located in the Franklin County Courthouse Facility. The general public present themselves to a security window and are greeted by FCSO clerks who are physically separated from the public.

The Security Division is managed by Captain Huber.